The Winner's Brain: 8 Strategies Great Minds Use to Achieve Success

The Winner's Brain: 8 Strategies Great Minds Use to Achieve Success

by Jeff Brown, Mark Fenske
     
 

Developed by two Harvard brain experts, a scientific, fascinating, and accessible approach for achieving success: retraining your brain to winSee more details below

Overview

Developed by two Harvard brain experts, a scientific, fascinating, and accessible approach for achieving success: retraining your brain to win

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738213606
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
03/30/2010
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Jeffrey Brown, PsyD, ABPP, a psychiatry instructor at Harvard Medical School, lives in Boston.

Mark J. Fenske, PhD, a former research fellow at Harvard, is an assistant professor in neuroscience at the University of Guelph. He lives in Ontario, Canada.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Understanding the Winner's Brain

Introduction 3

1 A Quick Brain Tour 11

2 The Amazing History of Modern Neuroscience: The Search for a Winning Formula 15

3 Brainpower Tools: Five Essential Elements of Success 29

Part 2 Developing Your Winner's Brain

Win Factor #1 Self-Awareness: Thinking About Yourself to Become a Winner 47

Win Factor #2 Motivation: Cultivating the Drive to Win 65

Win Factor #3 Focus: Locking on to What's Important 83

Win Factor #4 Emotional Balance: Making Emotions Work in Your Favor 107

Win Factor #5 Memory:"Remembering" to Have a Winner's Brain 121

Win Factor #6 Resilience: Bouncing Back into Success 139

Win Factor #7 Adaptability: Reshaping Your Brain to Achieve 155

Win Factor #8 Brain Care: Maintaining, Protecting, and Enhancing Your Winner's Brain 173

Epilogue 193

References 199

Acknowledgments 211

Index 213

About the Authors 225

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